Daisy Douglas Bickenbach

January 2, 1921 - September 22, 2013

Daisy Douglas Bickenbach of Van Alstyne, Texas passed away September 22, 2013, at the age of 92. She was born January 2, 1921, to Jesse and Rittie (Fisher) Douglas in McKinney, Texas. Daisy worked at Collin Memorial Hospital in McKinney as an insurance clerk for most of her professional career. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

She is survived by her husband, Douglas Bickenbach of Van Alstyne, Texas; son, Mark Bickenbach and wife, Anita of Van Alstyne; grandsons, Jason Bickenbach and wife, Shannon of Van Alstyne, Jared Bickenbach and wife, Leslie of Austin, Texas, and Justin Bickenbach and wife, Samantha of Seguin, Texas; great-granddaughters, Payton and Landrie Bickenbach of Van Alstyne; sisters, Verna Cage of Van Alstyne, Grace Hubble of Denton, Texas, Maggie Carrington of Sherman, Texas; brothers, Andrew Douglas of Huntsville, Alabama and Sam Douglas of Denison, Texas and numerous nieces and nephews.

Daisy was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Burton Douglas and sister, Dora Wright.

A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen, Texas with Frank Morgan of Greenville, Texas officiating. Interment is to follow at Pecan Grove Cemetery in McKinney, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Mark, Anita, and kids I am so sorry to hear about Daisy's passing. Daisy and Doug were such a huge part of my life. I will always remember her smile and her laughter. She will greatly be missed! Love to you all! Mike, Dana, and Dylan Overton, September 25, 2013 May God Bless Love You Charles & Mavis Ramay, September 24, 2013 Dear Mark & Anita, My deepest sympathies to you and your family during this time of sorrow. Sharon (Waller) Montgomery, September 24, 2013 Please know that our thoughts, and prayers are with you. Daisy was a good friend, and she will be missed. Annie & daughter Judy Lee Davis & Baker, September 24, 2013 Mark: I'm so very sorry for your loss. My condolences & prayers go out to you and your family. Jeanine Herald Democrat Jeanine Sewell, September 24, 2013 Mark and Family, Deepest sympathy to all of you at this time. While I did not know her personally, I am sure from dealing professionally with Mark at the Senior Center that she must have been a great mother for she raised a fine son. Thoughts are with all of you during this time of loss. Patsy Howard, September 24, 2013 I have known Miss Daisy for about 50 years when Mark and I attended High School together. She was a wonderful and beautiful lady who had a smile for everyone. Rest in peace miss Daisy you will be missed. Prayers for you Mark and your family at this time. Phyllis Broomfield, September 24, 2013 So saddened to hear of your loss. May God bless you as only He can. Brenda hix, September 24, 2013 Doug and family, my heart is so heavy for you. God's blessings on you all. Sherry Heath, September 24, 2013 Don and I loved Daisy. We are so sorry to hear of her passing. She was such a special lady. Our hearts go out to all the family. Kay L Scalf, September 23, 2013 Daisy has been and is so important to my life and my spiritual life. Without Daisy my life would not be what it is today. Without Doug & Daisy I would not be the Christian I try to be every day. Daisy illustrated what it meant to be a Godly sister, wife, mother, grandmother and "God mother" to me. I love her so much. love mike & Sonny Mike Douglas, September 23, 2013 Mark, I am so sad to hear about your precious mother. She was always smiling. Praying for you and all the family. Denice Burnside Webb, September 23, 2013